Voted BEST Wedding Ceremony Music by Boston A-List in 2012, 2011, and 2010! Since its formation 2004, the Boston String Quartet has been a creative leader in contemporary classical music in New England. Having made their professional debut at Weil Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, the quartet performs their own arrangements of classical chamber music, rock, jazz, world music and more, and is continually "exploring different ways of sparking musical interest" [Boston Globe]. This journey has allowed for collaboration with John Mayer, the Boston Ballet, Fionnuala Gill, Giorgia Fumanti, Jennifer Holliday, Lisa Fisher, Tim Janis, Dave Fiucznyski, as well as opportunity to perform at such venues as the Los Angeles Music Awards, PBS, Yankee Homecoming Festival, and for former president George H.W. Bush. Committed to music education in New England, the members of the Boston String Quartet are currently Ensemble-in-Residence at contemporary music school, School of Groove. To date, the Boston String Quartet has released four albums, including "Xibus" [a genre-stretching tour-de-force from one of the finest young touring string quartets in the United States – PARMA], a new release from Navona Recordings. The Boston String Quartet can be heard over the radio or may be found performing on local television stations, as well as nationally on PBS. Recordings may be purchased world-wide from Naxos.
The Boston String Quartet has been performing together for over four years and has played at over 100 weddings and other special events. From sacred wedding ceremony music to live jazz during cocktail hour, to holiday celebrations, the Boston String Quartet will provide the perfect live music for your upcoming occasion. We offer classical chamber music, jazz, popular, holiday and world music. Strings, piano, and flute combine to create ensembles of one to five players.
Our ensembles are time and time again being praised for their ability to transform a beautiful occasion into something truly wonderful. We truly look forward to working with you as you plan your special event. If you are seeking additional music such as a jazz ensemble, dance band, or emcee for your event, we can give you additional options and discounts through our music booking agency, Boston Event Entertainment .
Children's Birthday Parties
New Year's Eve Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
All I Want is YouU2
In the Name of LoveU2
The Sweetest ThingU2
EdelweissThe Sound of Music
Fly Me To The MoonMercer
Here Comes the SunBeatles
Love StoryWhere Do I Begin
Moon RiverJohnny Mercer
The Sound of MusicRodgers and Hammerstein
Sir DukeSteve Wonder
Stars and ButterfliesPride and Prejudice
The Girl From IpanemaGarota De Ipanema
The LudlowsJames Horner
Ten Minutes AgoRodgers
Some Enchanted EveningRodgers
Don't Stop BelievingJourney
Don't Want to Miss a ThingAerosmith
Isn't She LovelyWonder
Bitter Sweet SymphonyVerve
Romeo and Juliet Love ThemeRota
Somewhere Over the RainbowArlen
Feather ThemeForrest Gump
What a Wonderful WorldLouis Armstorng
Maybe I'm AmazedMcCartney
All I Ask of YouPhantom
Music of the NightPhantom
Viva la VidaColdplay
Life in TechnicolorColdplay
At LastEtta James
Evening of RosesTrad Jewish
I'll BeEdwin McCain
Best of My LoveEmotions
Can't Help Falling in LovePresly
Thin AirPearl Jam
This is the Last TimeKeane
This Year's LoveDavid Gray
Time of Your LifeGreen Day
To Make You Feel My LoveAdele
Ya'aseh ShalomTrad. Jewish
All I Need is a MiracleMike and the Mechanics
I Will be HereSteven Curtis Chapman
Love Never DiesPhantom 2
You Light Up My LifeDebbie Boone
Storybook LovePrincess Bride
Brown Eyed GirlVan Morrison
Wild HorsesRolling Stones
Somewhere Only We KnowKeane
Everlasting LoveCason and Gaydon
High TideLow Tide
James Bond ThemeNorman
Air on G StringBach
Jesu Joy of Man's DesiringBach
Ode to JoyBeethoven
Nocturne in EbChopin
The Girl with the Flaxen HairDebussy
Flower Duet from "Lakme"Delibes
Eine Kleine NachtmusikMozart
Canon in DPachelbel
O Mio Babbino Caro from "Gianni Schicchi"Puccini
Bridal Chorus from "Lohengrin"Wagner
BabeI'm Gonna Leave You (Led Zeppelin)
Helplessly Hoping (CrosbyStills
High TideLow Tide (Jack Johnson)
Love Story (Where Do I Beginfrom the motion picture "Love Story")
The Boston String Quartet combines music from the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Charlie Daniels, and others to create unique arrangements and original compositions that are thrilling audiences throughout the country.
Wedding in Moultonborough, NH on 05/18/2008
"This group of musicians is extremely talented and accomodating. Their leader, Chris, always responded to my phonecalls and e-mails quickly. They went out of their way to get sheet music for my special request and played it beautifully. They were a definite asset to my daughter's wedding ceremony. I would highly recommend them!! "
- Judy D.
Wedding in Merrimack, NH on 10/10/2008
"The Boston String Quartet played at our daughter's wedding (at St. John Neumann in Merrimack NH)this past Friday. They were so fantastic - from the time we booked them until the actual day of the wedding. We couldn't have been happier with their performance and everyone said how much the music added to the mood of the ceremony. Thank you all so much! Sincerely, Beth and Jack Nolan"
- Beth N.
Wedding in Windham, NH on 05/09/2008
"Boston String Quartet was wonderful. The priest was a little difficult to follow, but they adapted and were great!"
- Patti L.
Wedding in Hudson, NH on 03/08/2008
"The manager was very easy to talk with and helpful with suggestions. The music was beautiful and was performed exquisitly. We highly recommend them! Great Job!!"
- Gail L.
Wedding in Bedford, NH on 11/03/2007
"The Boston String Quartet made such a profound effect on the elegance of our wedding. They arrived well in advance of the event, and performed so eloquently that I would recommend them for any formal event. I can't thank them enough for the beauty of their performance that really made such an impact on our special day."
- Vernon P.
Wedding in Revere, MA on 08/11/2007
"The quartet did a wonderful job. They sounded beautiful and elegant and I would recommend them to anyone!"
- Gina L.
Wedding in East Falmouth, MA on 10/04/2008
"They definitely added that special touch to our ceremony. They were extremely talented, professional and I have already gotten several compliments on how great they were. I would highly recommend!"
- Rebecca M.
Wedding in Merrimack, NH on 07/28/2007
"The Boston String Quartet played at our daughter's wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. They were very accomodating and played beautifully. The guests were impressed with their talent and professionalism. They added the finishing touch to the ceremony. Of course, I cried when my daughter came down the aisle with her dad. Thank you very much for setting the mood and enhancing the wedding! "
- Warren V.
Wedding in Bloomfield, CT on 09/17/2006
"They added such a beautiful touch to our wedding!!! Just beautiful people!!!"
- Lana G.
Wedding in Newport, RI on 03/29/2008
"It was a pleasure having the BSQ play at my wedding. They are fabulous musicians and the group was very eager to take on some very special requests (including the production of a couple of arrangements). I couldn't be more highly pleased!"
- Kenneth M.
Wedding in Manchester, NH on 10/13/2007
"on time / professional / learned the requested songs / excellent job!!!"
- Phil S.
Wedding in Bradford, MA on 10/06/2007
"The Quartet was wonderful and definately set the perfect environment for the most perfect day!
In addition to Cambridge, Boston String Quartet will also travel to Boston, Braintree, Newton, Readville, Brookline Village, Medford, Randolph, Milton, Quincy, Wallaston, Watertown, West Medford, Weymouth, Arlington Heights, Holbrook, Melrose, Nonantum, North Quincy, Waverley, Dorchester, East Weymouth, Hyde Park, Mattapan, North Weymouth, Oakdale, South Weymouth, Waltham, Babson Park, Avon, Canton
and many other locations in and around the Cambridge area.
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